New York Natural Heritage Program
Aureolaria Seed Borer
Pyrrhia aurantiago (Guenée, 1852)
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
There are records of the Aureolaria seed borer from Rochester, the lower Hudson Valley, and Long Island. The most recent surveys for this species were conducted in the 1980s and documented three populations in Livingston County (1) and Suffolk County (2).

Global Distribution [-]
The Aureolaria seed borer is spottily distributed from southern Maine (historical) and the hills around Boston, Massachusetts, west across southern Ontario to southwestern Wisconsin, and Missouri, south into Florida and Texas.